Posts Tagged ‘date rape anthems’

Kiely Williams, Girls Gone Wild, and Eroticizing Drunk Sex

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Last year, a feminine hygiene company found that 50 percent of British women surveyed prefer having sex while drunk. And 6 percent of respondents have exclusively had sex while drunk. The armchair psychoanalysis employed to interpret these results didn't determine whether women actually enjoy drunk sex better than sober sex, or whether getting drunk [...]

What About Anti-Rape Songs That Trigger Rape Victims?

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Anti-Rape Anthem: As of late, The Sexist's Date Rape Anthem series has taken a welcome turn for the feel-good. Over the past few weeks, we've examined series of songs about rape that actually take a stand against the crime, instead of reinforcing the "nonconsensual sex in da club" trend. In order to bolster the list [...]

Lady Gaga on the Line Between Drunk Dancing and Date Rape

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In 2008, Lady Gaga dropped her first single, "Just Dance," an ode to dancing while extremely wasted. In the song, Gaga details her level of intoxication: She's lost her keys, she's lost her phone, she can't see straight, she's forgotten the name of the club she's in, and she can't figure out why her shirt [...]

Date Rape Anthem: Statutory Rape Edition

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In the long history of date rape jams, this blog has yet to tackle the many tunes dedicated to statutory rapes. So let's take a look at a couple of odes to sex with minors—one in the pro-underage-sex camp, and another that's anti.

Date Rape Anthem: The Gits’ “Spear & Magic Helmet” (With Help From Bugs Bunny)

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Date Rape Anthem: The Gits' "Spear & Magic Helmet," our first anti-rape anthem inspired by the Looney Tunes set. Thanks to commenter basketcasey for the tip.

Date Rape Anthem: Downset.’s “Ritual”

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Hold on to your backwards hats and creatively groomed goatees, ya'll, because anti-rape anthems are about to go rapcore:
Date Rape Anthem: downset.'s "Ritual," an anti-rape song that rages against the machine . . . of gender hatred. Thanks to reader Chris Graffeo for the tip.

Date Rape Anthem: 7 Year Bitch’s “Dead Men Don’t Rape”

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OK. It's about time these Date Rape Anthems got down to serious business:
Date Rape Anthem: 7 Year Bitch's "Dead Men Don't Rape," another in our anti-rape anthem series, obviously. Thanks to commenter Shannon Drury for the tip.

Date Rape Anthem: Nirvana’s “Rape Me”

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In nearly a year of chronicling songs about rape here on the Sexist, I've yet to profile one of the most well-known songs about rape. Or is it about rape? Either way, this track name-checks the word "rape"  about a bajillion times:
Date Rape Anthem: Nirvana's "Rape Me"

Date Rape Anthem: Nada Surf’s “Mother’s Day”

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Thanks to commenter Keara for suggesting another positive addition to the annals of date rape anthems. Up next:

Date Rape Anthem: "Mother's Day" by Nada Surf, a 2002 track about boys who rape girls on their Star Wars sheets, and why that's unacceptable.

Date Rape Anthems: Anti-Rape Track Gets “Heavy”

The Sexist has been obsessively cataloging songs about rape for some time now, but so far we've only alighted upon one recent track that's clearly against assault: the Raveonettes' "Boys Who Rape (Shall All Be Destroyed)." I don't have another anti-rape track for you, but I do have a cover of "Boys Who Rape"—this time [...]

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